Is Kitchen Clean Up, When Selling.

When it comes to selling a home, a kitchen clean up pays. You don’t have to do an expensive remodel to make your kitchen appealing to buyers. If you’re starting with a good kitchen space, then making a few inexpensive modifications can help you get your home noticed and sell for more money. Here are … Continued

How to get the Real Look with (Faux Materials) in your Home!

As the Marvin Gaye song lyric goes, “Ain’t nothing like the real thing, Baby.” And while that might be a good motto to live by, when it comes to home trends and decor, today it’s all about faux. You can have a great-looking place, even if it wasn’t built that way, and without a huge … Continued

Hot 2018 Kitchen Colors

2 Feeling blue? You’re about to. Blue is one of the hottest color for 2018 when it comes to one very important space: The kitchen. And that goes for green, too. Yes, after many years of all-white everything, expect to see some deeper, moodier shades in your chef space. It’s time for a kitchen renaissance. … Continued

Do I Need to Winterize my Porch or Patio?

You spent the spring getting your patio or porch looking great and the summer and early fall enjoying it. With winter on the horizon, it’s time to get your space ready for cold temperatures. Whether the climate is comfortable in February or not, here are a few tips to make sure everything survives the cold … Continued

Is Winter Good for a Home Sale

1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing and able to purchase… and are in the market right now! More often than not, multiple buyers are competing with … Continued

Choosing The Best Interior Home Doors

  Take a minute to count the number of doors in your house. Surprising, right? Consider then, the impact that a little attention to the doors can have on the overall style and design of your home. Whether you’re just moving in or staging for a sale, new doors are a simple way to dramatically … Continued

How to Choose the Right Hardwood Flooring

The rich patina of wood floors adds beauty and elegance to any home. Older homes were once routinely constructed with hardwood floors, but that practice was abandoned in the 1950s, when new technologies made wall-to-wall carpeting available. Builders were able to build more homes faster, for the post-war baby boom, and save money on labor. … Continued

Hot Black Friday Deals Today

We’re still weeks from the “official” Black Friday shopping period, but that doesn’t mean you can’t save on a great array of items right now. “It’s true that the biggest sales in terms of hype and deal volume won’t take place until Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, but you don’t need to wait until then … Continued

Are You Using the Right Light Bulbs?

Different types of light bulbs work best in different situations, so it can pay to double-check all your home’s light bulbs. Bulbs vary in type, wattage, the amount of light they produce, the color of light that they produce and the amount of energy they use. As with anything in life, each light bulb has … Continued

2018 Color Of The Year: A Modern Guide To Using Red

Neutrals, be gone! If Benjamin Moore has its way, interiors will be going from soft and soothing to red hot next year. The paint company’s Color of the Year for 2018 is Caliente, and the name is appropriate. The fiery red is “hot, passionate, and sexy,” said Benjamin Moore. With a hint of orange, caliente has lots … Continued